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Monday, November 03, 2014      7 comments

Yesterday was a nasty surprise for all, although we frequently get snow even in September and October here in Maine yesterdays was more like a midwinter nor'easter. Big wet flakes, strong cold wind and a big mess. When the cows and sheep came ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 7, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Monday, November 03, 2014      0 comments

Reached the Brandywine Bridge today, and marched on, Hobbits are tough when faced with adversary! Yesterdays march was 6.23 miles, apparently cleaning out pens takes less steps but more energy! So now that Brandywine Bridge is behnd is we are ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 6, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Sunday, November 02, 2014      2 comments

Off and marching, to the Brandywine Bridge or bust! Hope to reach there later today. Yesterdays march was 7.22 miles, which was really energetic of me on a sleep day, Friday night was my last night of work. so we had 9.34 miles to get to Bra... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 5, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Saturday, November 01, 2014      1 comments

Well today's march should get us to the camp by the trees of Woody End and partly to the famous Brandywine Bridge! We left off still needing 5.75 miles to get to the camp by the trees of Woody End, My mileage yesterday was 7.41 miles. I sti... Read more
Life is easier without that 55 lb feed sack I used to carry around!
Friday, October 31, 2014      1 comments

Life is easier without that 55 lb feed sack I used to carry around! It is funny the things you notice about yourself, and the small things in life that please you more then the big milestones. Not to say it isn't great to have lost 55 lbs,... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 4, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Friday, October 31, 2014      1 comments

Here we are already on day 4! I fear the Dwarves and Bilbo are traveling much faster then I am, maybe I should enlist Apache's help! Marching into the night we finally made it to The Floating Log! Pressing on into the day I realize that it is... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 3, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Thursday, October 30, 2014      1 comments

opps guess I am going to be marching all night, which is appropriate tonight since I am working! I did get a lot of milage in today 7.78 miles but this next leg is 12 so continue into today! I guess it will take me longer since I am on foot an... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day Two, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      2 comments

Well here in two days I made it as far as the the Dwarves and Hobbit made it in one day lol, although many times I do walk that much in one day if that is all I have to do! I started listening to the Hobbit on my way to Bangor yesterday, but o... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day one, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Monday, October 27, 2014      0 comments

Well today I am resting in at the Green Dragon, 5.5 miles, I really walked 5.82 miles but I would be dumb to leave The Green Dragon now that it is nightfall! Start - Bilbo leaves Bag End and runs south down the lane toward Hobbiton. ... Read more
Busy farm type day!
Sunday, October 26, 2014      1 comments

I lots done today, finished cleaning out the horses pen, that was high on the list! Then moved the sheep in the barn to pick out two young ewes to keep for breeding stock, one black and one white, should have ear tagged them at the same time bu... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge
Saturday, October 25, 2014      2 comments

I ran across this the other day, and it sounds like something I would enjoy, I am not much for movies and I have the current ones in the lord of the rings but still haven... Read more
Yesterday was a very up and down day.
Saturday, October 25, 2014      2 comments

I got up early and got down to the funeral home at the wrong time, I thought everyone said quarter to 10 and it was quarter after 10, better that way then late! The mass was nice, Father Cyr knew Clem well. The cemetery was cold and very windy... Read more
Just got back
Thursday, October 23, 2014      1 comments

It was a hard day, tried to sleep but didn't do so well, got up at 1 and took a shower and went back to bed until 4. Did chores and drove to Millinocket for the wake. The drive was bad, raining blowing and poor visibility. I was expecting tha... Read more
Last night of work
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      2 comments

The final night of work in the week is so nice to see. Retirement will be nice someday! We ordered Chinese tonight, I was good and got Shrimp chow mien and only ate a portion of it, also got some egg drop soup so in the morning I can have brea... Read more
Sad news this morning
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      3 comments

Well Uncle Clem died this morning, he was my fathers last remaining sibling out of a family of 10 (plus two still births) I am going to miss Clem. We didn't know the relatives well when we were kids, but as an adult I moved to Millinocket and ... Read more

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